Cakes

Chocolate Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Cheese Icing

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These cupcakes are moist and light (so light) and so good that you won't be able to keep your hands off of them. Coconut or no coconut (whatever your family prefers - I actually did mine half and half), the icing is also divine.

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For the cupcakes:
1/2 cup boiling water
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 1/4 cups sugar
2 eggs, room temperature
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 1/2 cups cake flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup baking soda
1/4 cup salt
1/2 cup sour cream

For the icing:
4 oz butter, room temperature
4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup - 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
Make the cupcakes - Dissolve cocoa powder in boiling water, let stand until cool. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line your cupcake tins with paper liners. Cream butter and sugar together until light and...
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Nutritions

Calories
366

Sodium
2899mg
120% DV

Fat
22g
33% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
41g
14% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV